Saturday, May 21, 2005

The New York Times > Technology > Joseph Nocera: Google This: Is Microsoft Still a Bully?

The New York Times > Technology > Joseph Nocera: Google This: Is Microsoft Still a Bully?: "Although Microsoft insists it has not made a final decision on whether to include Internet search in Longhorn, Google has no doubt that it's on the way; it says as much in its latest annual report . So can the kinder, gentler, tempered-by-the-trial Microsoft do to Google what it did to Netscape lo these many years ago? Google has serious profits, a ton of talented engineers, a great brand name, and, in Eric Schmidt, a chief executive who has gone up against Microsoft twice before, at Sun and at Novell. Microsoft has Windows. That's the main thing that hasn't changed in the wake of the antitrust trial. That used to be enough. We're going to find out if it still is."
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